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Irish appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Irish wristwatch
  • I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch.
  • Rhys watched Ross switch his Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch.

Irish appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Paget saw an Irish tooth, Sir, in a waste gap.
  • "Tosh, sir, in a dell, a crew’s nastier on gin; ignore its answer!" called an Irish sot.
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Definition of the noun irish

What does irish mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
  2. whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
  3. the Celtic language of Ireland

Alternative definition of the noun irish

noun

  1. [rfd-sense] [context: as plural] The Irish people.
  2. [obsolete] A board game of the tables family.
  3. [US] Temper; anger, passion.
  4. whiskey, or whisky, elaborated in Ireland.

Definition of the adjective irish

What does irish mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more Irish / Irisher |

  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people

Alternative definition of the adjective irish

adjective

  1. Pertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people.
  2. Pertaining to the Irish language.
  3. (Derogatory) Nonsensical, daft or complex.

Phrases with Irish

Phrases starting with the word Irish:

  1. irish sea
  2. irish bull
  3. Irish Joke
  4. irish moss
  5. irish punt
  6. irish stew
  7. Irish Twin
  8. Irish Cream
  9. Irish Flute
  10. irish gorse
  11. Irish Hobby
  12. irish pound
  13. irish burgoo
  14. irish coffee
  15. irish gaelic
  16. irish people
  17. irish person
  18. irish potato

Phrases ending with the word Irish:

  1. old irish
  2. Black Irish

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Irish

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Google previewFocalóir Gaoidhilge-Sax-bhéarla; or, An Irish-English dictionary [by J. O'Brien]. (1832)

by John O'Brien (R.C. bp. of Cloyne.)

Irish word Ca.io.jji, of which Ceitir is a corruption, signifies either a city, or town, or habitation. And Mr. Rowland very justly observes in the same place, not only that those are the vestiges qf the first habitations that were made by the first ...

Google previewIrish-English Dictionary (1832)

by John O'Brien

Irish word C<xi<x)j\, of which Ceitir is a corruption, signifies either a city, or town, or habitation. And Mr. Rowland very justly observes in the same place, not only that those are the vestiges of the first habitations that were made by the first ...

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Quotes about Irish

Many an Irish property was increased by the lace of a daughter's petticoat.
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Scrabble value of I1R1I1S1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of IRISH

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